Todd Stern


Los Angeles


Todd Stern is a shareholder in the Firm’s Entertainment practice group.

Todd’s practice consists primarily of the representation of clients in the motion picture, television, digital media, publishing, and live stage industries.

Prominent directors, writers, actors, producers, and television and motion picture production companies represent a large portion of Todd’s client base. He also represents a number of award-winning creators and producers of animation properties for film, television, and digital media.

Todd’s diverse motion picture practice involves transactions with both major motion picture studios and independent production companies. Todd’s clients in television include executive producers, writers, and directors in scripted and non-scripted programming and a number of television production companies. He has been involved with television programming for ABC, CBS, NBC, F/X, HBO, Showtime, STARZ, Bravo, Nickelodeon, ESPN, and The CW.

In 2003, Todd was named ’20 Under 40′ lawyers to watch by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Todd has been a speaker on panels at the American Film Market and numerous film festivals.

UCLA Entertainment Law Symposium
Advisory Board Member

Los Angeles Center of Photography
Board of Directors 2014 -2017


Highest “AV Preeminent” (5 of 5) Professional Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 1988

B.A., with highest honors, University of Illinois, 1985

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